Connecticut is scheduled to become the 19th state to legalize the adult use of cannabis, as the state Legislature passed a bill earlier this morning. Gov. Ned Lamont is widely expected to sign it into law as soon as today.

Starting July 1, it’s legal to possess up to 1.5 ounces. Look for retail sales to start in late spring 2022.

Starting July 1, 2021, it will be legal for adults 21 and older to possess up to 1.5 ounces on their person. It will be legal to have up to five ounces secured in a home or vehicle. (That means, specifically, in a vehicle’s trunk or locked glove box, or in a locked container in a person’s residence.)

Retail sales are not expected to begin until until at least May 2022.

Additionally, the new law provides for the…

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